Ozge Ozkaya, MSc, PhD

Özge’s background is in research; she holds a MSc. in Molecular Genetics from the University of Leicester and a PhD. in Developmental Biology from the University of London. Özge worked as a bench scientist for six years in the field of neuroscience before embarking on a career in science communication. She worked as the research communication officer at MDUK, a UK-based charity that supports people living with muscle-wasting conditions, and then a research columnist and the managing editor of resource pages at BioNews Services before joining Rare Disease Advisor.

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Saccadic abnormalities, changes in optokinetic nystagmus, slow eye movements, and weakness in the pupillary constrictor muscle can be useful diagnostic markers for myasthenia gravis, according to a new review article published in the Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology. Eye-tracking technologies like video-oculography could, therefore, help diagnose the disease in a noninvasive, time-effective manner with minimal technical expertise.…